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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If up this way, stop and take a look at this hotel. It is impressive from the outside and looks interesting inside in the reception area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

Profitis Ilias. Here is the abandoned villa of Mussolini (also known as Villa de Vecchi). It got its name from the Italian commander of the Dodecanese archipelago under Mussolini Count Cesare Mario de Vecchi. This ardent supporter of the Italian National Fascist Party and a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

We went up the mountain in the morning. It was around 70 minutes driving on our 70cc scooter bike from Faliraki. The mountain is steep (10%) at some parts, but overall very doable with the scooter. You can park at the hotel. When you walk...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michiel v
Reviewed 6 August 2019

The route in the forest is really beautiful, it' a great choice to walk and stay. I believe it's also very good in winter.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LiveLoveCreateTravel
Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

I was in the minority wanting to visit this ruin, but it was short lived after we had completed the narrow winding roads that lead to the top of the Prophet Elias mountain. The views were spectacularly breathtaking but the main reason for the visit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MERBHA
Reviewed 31 January 2019

The drive up the mountainous interior was exciting and very beautiful. We stopped there to have a coffee as the monastery was closed to public. There are many abandoned houses (hotels/villas?) on the slopes above the main hotel and the monastery. Walking up and down...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 12 November 2018

First time we have have visited this area, the old chapel, villa & hotels at the bottom. Eerie & peaceful setting along with great views.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Skydive_10
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Very strange to see an Austrian house in the middle of nowhere... Built for Mussolini, but he never visited the place

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sliek66
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We had read reviews about the views from mussolini's villa so we were looking for it but ended up walking up the mountain by accident. Which was very pleasant, there's one point where the woods clear and you can see a great view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 543jessg
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is an amazing abandoned building. When you have a poke about you can see why this was chosen as a location because the views are second to none. Its less atmospheric than the buildings in Elousa but well worth a visit while you are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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